Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has been fined one week’s wages and admitted he made a “big mistake” after refusing to be substituted during Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.
Wales kept their Guinness Six Nations Grand Slam hopes alive with a 21-13 victory over England in Cardiff on Saturday.
Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to come off in the final minutes of the Carabao Cup final in what appeared to be a stunning act of defiance against manager Maurizio Sarri.
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri and Kepa Arrizabalaga attempted to defuse the furore over the goalkeeper’s refusal to be substituted in Sunday’s Carabao Cup loss to Manchester City by insisting it was a misunderstanding.
Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to come off in the final minutes of the Carabao Cup final in what appeared a stunning act of defiance against manager Maurizio Sarri.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola hopes winning the Carabao Cup can give his side fresh confidence in their quest for the quadruple.
Former Chelsea captain John Terry said Kepa Arrizabalaga showed manager Maurizio Sarri a lack of respect when he appeared to refuse to be substituted in the Carabao Cup final.
Aymeric Laporte believes Manchester City’s Wembley clash with Chelsea is just one of many “finals” they face in pursuit of an unprecedented quadruple.
Manchester City have made winning the Carabao Cup a habit in recent years and most would expect that to continue as they head into yet another final.
Holders Manchester City play Chelsea in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final at Wembley. Here, Press Association Sport looks at five talking points ahead of the final.
Mental health will be showcased for the first time at Wembley this weekend in the Carabao Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester City.